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PBS
Mar 28, 2011 5:30pm PDT
>> this is bbc world news america, reporting from washington. our gaddafi forces on the run? rebels appeared to turn the tide in brown fighting and are now trying to take the libyan strongman hometown. inside japan's nuclear effect erasion zone, a rare look at the desolate area near the crippled reactor, even as word comes up new leaks of highly radioactive water. defining the american dream. we begin a special series examining the experience is of those who have come to call the u.s. home. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. in libya, state television is reporting you allied air strikes tonight, even as anti-government rebels) on what could be an important symbolic victory after a weekend of military gains. there have been moving steadily west, retaking towns they had earlier lost, moving from benghazi, the rebels are now in control of three other towns. the biggest victory could be the capture of sirte, colonel gaddafi's home town. >> taking the fight to colonel gaddafi's birthplace. rebels pounding targets near the town of sirte. a victory here wou
WETA
Mar 28, 2011 6:00pm EDT
." >> this is bbc world news america, reporting from washington. our gaddafi forces on the run? rebels appeared to turn the tide in brown fighting and are now trying to take the libyan strongman hometown. inside japan's nuclear effect erasion zone, a rare look at the desolate area near the crippled reactor, even as word comes up new leaks of highly radioactive water. defining the american dream. we begin a special series examining the experience is of those who have come to call the u.s. home. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and also around the globe. in libya, state television is reporting you allied air strikes tonight, even as anti-government rebels) on what could be an important symbolic victory after a weekend of military gains. there have been moving steadily west, retaking towns they had earlier lost, moving from benghazi, the rebels are now in control of three other towns. the biggest victory could be the capture of sirte, colonel gaddafi's home town. >> taking the fight to colonel gaddafi's birthplace. rebels pounding targets near the town of sirte. a victory here would have h
MSNBC
Mar 18, 2011 1:00am EDT
within 50 miles of the most vulnerable nuclear plant of the united states of america and the governor has said the plant should be closed. we'll have that story. the latest round of misinformation about the japan crisis by glenn beck. that's in the takedown. and at the end of the hour, my commentary with this simple message. wage earners of america, this show has not forgotten about you. news events may unfold beyond our control but i have not forgotten about the protesters in wisconsin, ohio, new jersey, and michigan. or the middle class in any state in this country. next, the very latest on the catastrophe in japan. stay with us. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. we're america's natural gas. and here's what we did today in homes all across america: we created the electricity that powered the alarm clocks and brewed the coffee. we heated the bathwater and gave kelly a cleaner ride to school. cooked the cube steaks and steamed the veggies. entertained dad, and mom, and a neighbor or two. kept watch on the house when they slept. and tomorrow we could do even more. we're cleaner, dome
MSNBC
Mar 17, 2011 10:00pm EDT
plant of the united states of america and the governor has said the plant should be closed. we'll have that story. the latest round of misinformation about the japan crisis by glenn beck. that's in the takedown. and at the end of the hour, my commentary with this simple message. wage earners of america, this show has not forgotten about you. news events may unfold beyond our control but i have not forgotten about the protesters in wisconsin, ohio, new jersey, and michigan. or the middle class in any state in this country. next, the very latest on the catastrophe in japan. stay with us. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. >> announcnc alonone there's s been a 67%7%g ththe cloud--- big clclouds, smalall ones, pupublic, privivate, your datata and appsps must moe eaeasily and s securely to reaeach many clclouds, not justst one.etworkrk ththat connectcts, protectcts, fefearlessly t through thehe cs means s more than n ever. >>> check out our new blog at ed.msnbc.com. but next, some rare good news as workers struggle to contain the worst at japan's nuclear reactors. you're watching "the
MSNBC
Mar 16, 2011 1:00am EDT
all across america: we created the electricity that powered the alarm clocks and brewed the coffee. we heated the bathwater and gave kelly a cleaner ride to school. cooked the cube steaks and steamed the veggies. entertained dad, and mom, and a neighbor or two. kept watch on the house when they slept. and tomorrow we could do even more. we're cleaner, domestic, abundant and ready now. we're america's natural gas. the smarter power today. learn more at anga.us. be sure to check out our new blog. there you'll find links to twitter and facebook. join up with us. coming up despite the nuclear crisis in japan the push for more nuclear power in the united states is not slowing down. what you need to know about nuclear safety in america, next. you're watching "the ed show" on msnbc. when i grow up, i want to fix up old houses. ♪ [ woman ] when i grow up, i want to take him on his first flight. i want to run a marathon. i'm going to work with kids. i'm going to own my own restaurant. when i grow up, i'm going to start a band. [ female announcer ] at aarp we believe you're never done growing.
FOX News
Mar 22, 2011 9:00am EDT
we go to "america's newsroom." bill: all right good deal, tomorrow. war in libya, this is brand new videotape into our newsroom as the u.s. fighter jet crash lands after experiencing mechanical problems. that's an f15, we're told the crew is safe, they have been rescued. that's one story. now this from a few hours ago: >> [blasts] >> bill: that is the shape of war in benghazi, the second largest city in libya, the bloodshed continues as pro qaddafi forces advance attacks on rebels. but where are we now? day three quickly moving to day four. welcome, i'm bill hemmer, welcome to "america's newsroom", good morning martha. martha: good morning, bill, good morning, everybody. i'm martha maccallum. as you can see there's a lot going on in libya this morning, forces loyal to mommar qaddafi, allied forces in the blitz, a big relief for the rebels. >> we don't want to kill. we want the united states and other countries in united states or europe, we fight them all day. the european people, they come here in this country to fight us for oil. bill: so many questions today, including who are th
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 6:30pm EDT
to the same kind of reactors right here in america? >>> and, what about the fear of the people of japan tonight? >>> good evening. this is what an american official told us today. it would be hard to describe how alarming the situation is inside japan's nuclear power plant. teetering on the brink of a multi-reactor meltdown. that last ditch hope, the workers heading in on what he called a suicide mission. and even that may be too late. as family members or some of the workers have begun to weigh in, one of them writing tonight, "my father has accepted his fate, much like a death sentence." and, the japanese people are lining up today to be tested or to leave, but we want to talk, as well, about what this means for the united states. we're going to tell you about worst case scenarios, what it might really deliver to hawaii, to california, the rest of this country, all of that ahead. but martha raddatz leads us off, she spent the day with experts asking about the reality of what is happening tonight. martha? >> reporter: diane, the u.s. is now urgently trying to get the japanese governmen
FOX News
Mar 25, 2011 1:00pm EDT
greg: have a good weekend yourself. "america live" starts right now. megyn: a major and ominous set back this hour in the fight to contain japan's growing nuclear crisis. welcome to "america live," i'm martha maccallum in for megyn kelly. they announced there may be a breach in one of the reactors at the fukushima nuclear plant. the water inside reactor number three is ten thousand times normal radiation levels. they say that this likely does indicate that there has than some sort of leakage from the reactor core. we are going to have a live report coming up on that. in another fox news alert this hour new information coming in from the front lines of libya. we are now learning that a canadian general will take over control of the no-fly zone operation one nato officially steps in. that we now can tell you is expected to be either sunday or monday. meanwhile on the ground there is now word that the rebels are becoming somewhat more organized, rolling out tanks, setting up new road blocks and communicating by telephone. rick leventhal is there, he joins us live on the phone with the
CNN
Mar 21, 2011 1:00pm EDT
now, and they do now that the u.n. resolution passed. now that they're seeing america absolutely involved. up to that stage they did feel that the u.s. by taking so long to try to help how they could push this resolution through was in fact aligning with gadhafi forces. i had a number of libyans come up to me thanking and praising the united nations. many impressed by her attitude, statement as the united nations, and now they do have the sense that they're not in this alone, that the united states is effectively standing with them, that all of these international global leaders are by and large standing with them. randi? >> all right. arwa damon for us in ben gauzgh libya. thank you. >>> the focus of a devastated nation in japan remains on the fukushima daiichi nuclear plant and two hot reactors in particular. to gray smoke billowed from react 3 even after 1,000 tons of water was sprayed from fire trucks and cranes to try to keep fuel rods cooled. we haven't heard of new explosions on either site. on a hopeful side, all six hooked up to power cables but only two have power. that
FOX News
Mar 23, 2011 9:00am EDT
in "america's newsroom". >>> in the meantime now, the west will end in the dust pin of history, those words from mommar qaddafi, not backing down, making his first public appearance in more than a week, this as allied forces launch new strikes from the west to benghazi in the west and there is this. it has been described to us as a rocket attack, launched by qaddafi's army, captured by cell phone video, and that video foes on for quite a while. it's clear now his forces still on the offensive in so many parts of that country, and that's where we pick up the story this morning, good morning here, i'm bill hemmer live in "america's newsroom" and here we go again. martha: good morning, everybody, i am martha maccallum, great to have you with us. qaddafi's colorful remarks making headlines this morning, he is refusing to back down, with supporters now forming a human shield to protect him at his main compound in the capitol of tripoli. libya's leader, sending this very clear message: >> i'm not afraid to -- of cyclones, i'm not afraid of rains that hover over our heads. i'm standing over here,
MSNBC
Mar 17, 2011 4:00pm EDT
america and central america, out in the rose garden today getting on the record, reassuring the american people and expressing solidarity with the japanese people, dylan. >> thank you, mike. joining us now is sharon squasoni, a nuclear expert with the center for strategic and international studies. thank you for taking time to meet with us this afternoon. how capable is the technology that exists right now in actually evaluating what the threat is there? in other words, is criticism of the japanese government or the american government or whoever it is well placed, or do we not even have the ability to know what might happen here or what the risks are? >> those are all great questions. the truth of the matter is this is a very quickly moving crisis. things change from hour to hour. but in terms of the radiation threat, i think we definitely know how to monitor that. the problem at those plants is that the radiation is high enough to endanger the workers. and so, that is what has been slowing down some of their efforts. it also has an effect on a lot of different things. you know, when yo
ABC
Mar 19, 2011 8:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. i'm bianna golodryga. >> and i'm dan harris. good morning. it is saturday, march 19th. this morning, breaking news. are these new pictures proof that moammar gadhafi is defying america? just hours after president obama told gadhafi to back down or face military actions. the rebels say gadhafi continues to attack. in fact, they say they just shot down one of his war planes. >>> state of emergency. frightening news from japan this morning. reports that their milk and food supply is now contaminated with radiation. and this morning, reports that the workers at the crippled nuclear plant in japan, are trying to start the cooling pumps to prevent a meltdown. >>> strange twist. police uncover what they say was a murder plot at this upscale yoga clothing store, in a posh washington, d.c. suburb. did this woman, murder her co-worker and then bind and gag herself so that she could claim to be a victim? >>> and hacked. who is hacking into celebrities' e-mail accounts? and leaking embarrassing photos and information? more than 50 stars have been hit so
ABC
Mar 29, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking overnight, reports of a possible deal for gadhafi's exit, as president obama tells the nation, he was right to order military force. >> i am convinced that a failure to act in libya, would have carried a fair greater price for america. >>> medical breakthrough. this woman lost 75 pounds and lost her diabetes. the surge may erase a deadly disease in a matter of hours. now, giving hope to millions of americans. >>> caught on camera. a child waist-deep in quick sand. and he's not the only one. >> we have two kids in what seems to be quick sand they're sinking in and can't get up. >> this morning, the amazing story of survival. >>> and are you ready for britn britney? britney spears, finally. the concert event that took over san francisco. and wait until you see what our "gma" cameras caught backstage with her. and get this. britney has something special she wants to share with you this morning, right here. >>> good morning, everyone. i cannot get britney's music out of my head. the global superstar, as you have never seen her before this morni
CNN
Mar 15, 2011 9:00pm EDT
behind america's nuclear problem, why are you confident this is the right way to go? >> the main thing i've said is not that, but it's way too early to know. we don't have the facts and we need to base our future decisions on facts and science, not on ideology or hysteria. so that's the main thing i've said. the second thing i've said is, look, we have an ongoing crisis going on in japan. and we should first focus on that ongoing crisis and help and pray for the japanese. unfortunately, some folks around here want to use any ongoing crisis to immediately try to advance their pre-existing political agenda rather than first deal with the crisis and secondly actually gather the facts. >> you can hardly blame them. what we've seen here is not only one of the biggest affects that we've ever seen. a terrible tsunami. and some very serious damage to these nuclear reactors in japan. and it's pretty obvious, isn't it, that in america people are going to say, hieng, what aboant lots of reactors, many by the sea. what's going to happen if the same thing happens here? >> it's an obvious question. i
ABC
Mar 16, 2011 2:05am PDT
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ABC
Mar 17, 2011 2:05am PDT
talking about organized crime. laundering things through south america and bringing them into america. >> hey, how much? >> reporter: back at the flea market, we are undercover, too. we're looking for a brown one. suddenly vendors start to pack up. where are you going? >> they said the cops are here so we're packing. >> reporter: some take off running. they don't get far. police arrest six suspects in all. when we talked to them, most deny selling counterfeits or being part of a larger network. >> i didn't sell anything to anybody. >> reporter: because of north carolina's tough stance, they could face felony charges. do you realize what a risk that is in this state? >> now i do. >> reporter: authorities say often the vendors are low-level players, forced to sell to pay off a debt. are they making you work out here selling this stuff? >> it's not even my stuff. >> reporter: later, at a secret warehouse nearby, officers count and catalog all the merchandise, now evidence in criminal cases. the final tally? more than $700,000 in confiscated counterfeits. counterfeiters are getting way be
ABC
Mar 18, 2011 11:35pm PDT
immediately. >> and the clock is ticking. will america end up in yet another armed conflict? >>> atomic end game? we'll have the latest as concern builds over especially dangerous fuel inside one of those japanese nuclear reactors. as more workers are sent in, can they stop the most radioactive meltdown of all? >>> and, disaster pricing. the tsunami wipes out factories and creates shortages of the most popular consumer gadgets, from flat screens to cell phones. get ready for sticker shock. >> announcer: from the global resources of abc news, with terry moran, cynthia mcfadden and bill weir in new york city this is "nightline," march 18th, 2011. >> good evening, i'm terry moran. and, american blood and treasure is on the line anew tonight as president obama prepares to take military action against libya, with u.n. backing, and in cooperation with france, britain and others. despite this pressure, libyan leader moammar gadhafi continued his bloody assault on the opposition, using tanks and heavy artillery to bombard towns. so, what price is the u.s. prepared to pay in libya? once again, after
ABC
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm PDT
are making fun of the rocket attacks. >>> and meanwhile, president obama is cutting his trip to latin america short by a couple hours to conference with his national security team tomorrow morning. the president said today america's role in the operation will end in a matter of days. secretary of state hillary clinton says people close to qaddafi are exploring options. >> we heard of other people close to him reaching out to people that they know around the world, africa, the middle east, europe, north america and beyond and saying what do we do? how do we get out of this? what happens next? >> clinton cited unconfirmed reports that one of qaddafi's sons may have been killed. >>> there has been another strong aftershock in northeastern japan. a 6.0 earthquake hit fukushima late tonight. there are no immediate reports of damage or injury. earlier today workers at the the fukushima plant attached all reactors to the grid. but setting on the power suffered a setback when a spike in radiation pulled workers out. restoring electricity would mean restoring the cooling system. radiation has seeped i
NBC
Mar 21, 2011 5:30pm PDT
america to stop gadhafi from firing on his own people. we have this all covered tonight with our correspondents throughout the region. we want to begin at the pentagon with our pentagon correspondent, jim miklaszewski. jim, good evening. >> reporter: good evening, brian. u.s. warplanes and coalition aircraft are in the air again tonight over libya, on the prowl for targets of opportunity. libyan anti-aircraft fire lit up the skies over tripoli tonight. another futile attempt to defend against overwhelming american attacks. a dozen more cruise missiles pounded libyan military targets as u.s. marine harrier jets destroyed a convoy of armored vehicles south of benghazi. in chile today, president obama said the coalition assault was absolutely necessary to prevent the massacre of defenseless libyans by moammar gadhafi. >> a leader who has lost his legitimacy decides to turn his military on his own people. we can't simply stand by with empty words. >> reporter: in two days of intensive bombing, u.s. and coalition forces have wiped out most of libya's air defenses and safely establishe
NBC
Mar 22, 2011 11:00pm EDT
. meanwhile, president obama continues his trip in south america, angering conservatives at home. >> he is in brazil, and south america, kicking soccer balls with little boys instead of being back here in washington, d.c. as our commander-in-chief. >> the blood of americans is on gaddafi's hands because we know he was responsible. he should be removed from power. >> senator mccain is one of those focused on getting gaddafi added power. >> in carroll -- a carroll county marine is the list tragedy in afghanistan. he died sunday. we spoke with his family today. >> outside his parents' home in carroll county, an american flag waved proudly in the sun. inside, there is a wall covered with family pictures. lachowski as a matt chodkowsk baby. >> he really loved playing baseball. every year, he was so excited to do that. he really was. >> >he always said that, if he was to die, he wanted to die in combat. and he did. i miss him very much. >> the staff sergnt was described as a marine's marine. he had won many awards and, more importantly, he had won the respect and love of his men -- of his fel
PBS
Mar 29, 2011 5:30pm EDT
'ts. welcome to our viewers on pbs in america and around the globe. "we are here to help the libyan people in their hour of need." that was help david cameron describe the mission at a gathering of leaders in london today. well diplomacy continues to spin, on the ground, rebel forces are still facing stiff resistance. we have coverage on both fronts. we start in london. >> in the middle of conflict, a meeting designed to send clear messages to libya from a broad coalition -- big military powers, arab nations, and islamic organizations. all agreed to adopt the's of violence must stop and the future belongs -- all agreed stop and balance must the future belongs to another regime. >> we will support and stand by them as they seek to take control of their own destiny. their courage and determination should be rewarded. a new beginning for libya is within their grasp. we must help them sees it. >> first, sealing colonel gaddafi's fate is key. he sent a message accusing them of launching an offensive in his country akin to hitler's. he said the air strikes by international forces were hellish an
CNN
Mar 12, 2011 12:00am EST
of anything like that yet. but what i want to say, mr. morgan, is that we are very grateful to people, america, for extending all the support. the president and secretary clinton has called. the secretaries have issued the statements and a lot of people, politicians as well as people, ngos have been extending cooperation to us. and people are saying they would do everything they can do. and sharing their friendship, and we are very grateful to that. >> well, ambassador, i think the whole world sends its thoughts and condolences and prayers to you and the people of japan. >> yes, yes. >> on this terrible day. we hope that -- >> yes, thank you very much. not only the united states but 50 countries and regions have said that they would like to help us as well, and we are very grateful to that. and we really would like to see that this will be taken care of as soon as possible, yes. >> ambassador, thank you very much indeed for your time. does japan have only hours to avert a nuclear meltdown. i'll ask the experts. >>> and coming up, from the christmas tsunami to last year's quake in chile to the
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 5:30pm PDT
to turn on the damaged pumps at the nuclear site. with backup pumps from america on the way. as new video shows what's happening inside the reactors. who will be the new volunteers to go in and brave the radiation? and throughout japan, more anxiety, less food and water. as the president tells americans there is no sign dangerous radiation is coming here. >>> good evening. as we come on the air tonight, the u.s. navy is now racing to the rescue in japan. where there is word that electricity is about to return to the fukushima nuclear plant, and the u.s. is flying in five giant pumps from a navy base in nagasaki. they are pumps that can deliver enormous amounts of water, after we all watched today as the helicopters tried to spray water, but to no avail. our reporters are out in force on the story tonight. and we will go to japan in a moment. but first, let's head to martha raddatz who has been talking all day to the u.s. officials who are now helping the japanese. martha? >> reporter: diane, every day, the nuclear monster seems to get more frightening. but there is some hope tonight from
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 8:00pm EDT
on libya, and watches the crisis on japan while on a diplomat i can trip to south america. so of course, republicans attack him. >> besides jewel track diplomacy. >> some of my colleagues are upset that france may be in the lead. >> tea partiers and some democrats attacked the president, calling it a possible impeachable offense. >> only congress has the power to declare war. >> we haven't declared war. >> you know what, but we are in a war. >> i really don't believe we have an obligation to get involved. >> what if this ends and gadhafi is still in power. >> outcome is unknown, political objectives are really unclear. >> and the most bitter republican presidential campaign losers attack the president. >> less dithering, more decisiveness. >> never seen a worse case of decision making. >> and finding a republican that almost conjured up the courage to say he is running for president. >> i am announcing formation of an exploratory committee for running for the president of the united states. >>> it is day three of operation dawn. the mission to enforce a un sanctioned no-fly zone over li
CNN
Mar 30, 2011 11:00am EDT
is six miles from the plant. it has been in the news since the earthquake and tsunami. america's top nuclear regulator is just back from japan answering questions on capitol hill right now. he promised to take action if the japanese pointed to short comings at the united states plants. this is leading to a question of nuclear storage sites for spent fuel to get them away from reactors. >>> the syrian president did not deliver on government reforms in a speech to parliament today. there was wide speculation that he would rollback the 1963 emergency law which gave also broad arrest powers. protesters have demanded reforms. >> translator: we are now with our conspiracy. worldwide conspiracy. this depends on what is happening in the arab world. >> so take a look at this video here. it really illustrates the frustration many are feeling. you see security officers swarming around a woman after she lungs at president assad's car. he was leaving parliament. it really is unclear what the motivation was for all of this. >>> libyan rebels are pulling back today giving ground now to moammar gadh
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 6:00am EDT
, pat buchanan. also the washington correspondent for bbc world news america, catty kay, and former white house chief of staff of president george w. bush, andy card in the studio with us this morning. >> we will show some of the headlines just to show -- >> big ones. >> what a big story this is. catty, you lived in japan over three years. give us your insight on some images we are seeing. >> i was there for the kobe earthquake that was in 1995. we are all focused on the nuclear crisis. all of those families who have lost somebody, lost parents, you're hearing the japanese talking in muted ways about their loss. but for japanese, who find expressing emotion in public very hard and it's not in their culture, that's like having histrionics. this is a society going through mass shock at the moment. >> a cultural difference. >> they prepare all their lives for the big one, all trained for it. when it happens and you've lost your father or daughter or lost your spouse, it's heartbreaking. >> of course, the big news, mika, yet, obviously, more nuclear problems, the situation goes from bad
ABC
Mar 17, 2011 3:05am EDT
the every-changing situation in japan. we'll have live updates on "america this morning" and later on "good morning america." also stay up to date any time at abcnews.com. >>> moving on to other news beginning with libya. four "new york times" journalists who have been covering the fighting there are now missing. pull its zero prize winning reporter anthony shadid, stephen farrell and photographers tyler hicks and linsey add dario were last heard from on tuesday. meanwhile, moammar gadhafi's forces have been battling rebels in a key city in eastern libya. there could be a vote today in the u.n. security council on whether to impose a no-fly zone over libya. >>> meanwhile, secretary of state hillary clinton was in cairo talking through an unscheduled stroll -- taking an unscheduled stroll through tahrir square, the symbolic center of egypt's revolution. she urged egyptians to not let extremists ruin what they've already accomplished. clinton saying she will not stay on as the nation's top diplomat if president obama is re-elected. she also says she has no interest in another run for the whit
CNN
Mar 16, 2011 12:00am EDT
. >> we want to welcome our viewers in north america as well. it is 1:00 p.m. in japan. and there seems to be no letup in the fear that's gripping the disaster stricken nation. tokyo is now requesting help from the u.s. military in this emergency. we want to bring you all we know so far. japanese officials say part of a nuclear reactor containment vessel at the fukushima daiichi power plant may be damaged. they say a breach in the containment vessel in reactor number three may be what's caused a white cloud of smoke or steam to rise above the power plant. they can't confirm either way on that. now, already, there have been several explosions and fires at the plant since friday's massive earthquake and tsunami. workers have been trying to stop a nuclear meltdown by cooling those damaged reactors from which radiation has escaped. however, officials say workers have now suspended their operations, and have been evacuated. authorities also say radiation readings at fukushima daiichi have been fluctuating by the hour. the nuclear watch dogs say radiation briefly reached 167 times the average
FOX News
Mar 21, 2011 10:00pm EDT
of -- should we be there? >> i think we should be to overthrow muammar qadhafi. that's where america has legitimate interests to prevent him from returning to terrorism and the pursuit of nuclear weapons. it is a mistake to go in under this gauzey i am precise objective of -- imprecise objective to protect civilians. between you believed in the humanitarian america the president says we are after the biggest threat to the libyan people is qadhafi. how can you not remove him if you expect to protect the people. >> greta: i didn't understand what the president said. >> i didn't either. >> greta: good. it seems like the president said, i get he wants him to leave. he didn't say he wanted to kill him or remove him or we should do that. so i'm confused as to why we went in there? number two, what our goal is? how long we going to be there? how we are going to achieve that goal and get out? we are trying to pretend like we are not leading this, but we are. >> the president is close to doing the right thing for the wrong reason if he doesn't follow through on the logic whatever you think now th
MSNBC
Mar 22, 2011 3:00pm EDT
exactly what happened? >> well, of course, libya has long been a foe of america and you can imagine with the worst nightmare as an american airman to be ejecting from your burning plane over libya. he and the second crew member parachuted down in the dead of night, maybe around midnight, and landed in a field 25 miles from the rebel capital of benghazi. now, all around we know there remain pro-gadhafi supporters, even though this is a rebel-held area. we know there are people waiting for their chance to strike against the opposition. so you can just imagine landing this that field, being approached by some local farmers, not knowing whether these are going to be friendly people, supporters of the rebels, or unfriendly, supporters of colonel gadhafi. there must have been a truly frightening moment. when i spoke to the farmers this morning,some hours after the event, they described seeing one of the airmen seem rather afraid, nervous, and tried to -- there was a difference in language and the locals speakin. and these people were desperate to show theirç support for america and for
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 12:00am EDT
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MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 8:00pm EDT
. instead, chu spent much of the hearing trying to reassure lawmakers that america's nuclear reactors are safe. >> we clearly consider things like tsunamis and earthquakes and fires. >> we've been doing that? >> we've been doing that all the time. and whenever there is a reactor near an earthquake site, we look to what the maximum size of that particular earthquake the geologists say can happen and we design considerably above that. >> such reassurances haven't been enough for ed markey, along with the california congresswoman low is taps. markey sent a letter to the chairman of the nuclear regulatory commission requesting more information on the safety of domestic nuclear reactors, particularly those right here in southern california. we are concerned that san onofre, diablo canyon and others in seismically active areas are not designed with sufficient levels of resiliency against the sort of earthquakes scientists predict they could experience. congressman markey advocated for measures that were just announced in germany. they ordered seven nuclear plants that began operations befor
MSNBC
Mar 15, 2011 11:00pm EDT
commission gives 20 year operating licenses to more than half of america's plants. joining me now is kevin camps, a radio active special. thank you very much for joining us. i want to get into the specifics of u.s. plants and safety. let me ask you first the reaction to these late developments here in japan. >> it's very alarming that the site is being abandoned. i understand that the workers' health is in mind but the site cannot be abandoned. the cores need to be cooled. the pools need to be cooled. three melt downs. >> i know they have been trying their best but it has to be done. the radio activity, especially if the winds were to blow into toky tokyo. let's hope it doesn't go there. do you see an obvious way, at least a next step to try to avoid catastrophe? >> the electricity has to be restored to the circulation pumps in some way to cool the cores of the melting down unis.s i know that they have been try frg days but they have to continue to try. they can't abandon the site and hope for the best. >> let me bring this into the context of the united states because there are new questi
MSNBC
Mar 21, 2011 3:00pm EDT
america is called to compromise or commitment with its on fate and, therefore, we are looking forward to president obama's words. we are all left-handed. we have many coincidences. we studied in harvard, both of us. we are sportsman. president obama continue to be a basketball player. i was in my time as well. i think the first lady of the u.s. is very good looking and president obama has said the same about the first lady of chile. there are plenty of coincidences but the most important is the one we'll find this afternoon and modestly if i could suggest to president obama, we hope to have partnership that is one where we have all responsibilities and n extensionalist alliance. extensionalist has never been enough to face major problems but a partnership of collaboration between latin america and the united states sharing values, principles, and a common vision. and that alliance should be comprehensive. it should reach out to the fields of democracy, freedom, rule of law, defense of human rights. and i think that we have to improve the democratic charter of oas. it should hopen up t
CNN
Mar 28, 2011 5:00pm EDT
will be international. >> when will the u.s. combat role in the operation end? will america's commitment end in days, not weeks, as the president promised? what will be the duration of the non-combat operation and what will be the cause? what national security interests of the united states justified the risk of american life. >> wolf, you know that there has been criticism from the president's own party for not coming to congress before to get approval before this military mission in libya. the man you just heard there, mish mcconnell says he thought the helicopter had the -- did the right thing and he said that if the stop and duration of the mission continues to expand, if u.s. forces launch additional air strikes, then the will the will have to come and get approval. >> the president said the u.s. leadership, the command would stop within a matter of days. nato would take charge but never did say the u.s. would ever walk away from its responsibilities. clearly this mission no matter the command is going to continue into the foreseeable future. robert gates said yesterday that libya was not in th
ABC
Mar 14, 2011 7:00am EDT
>>> good morning, america. breaking news overnight from the earthquake zone. a second explosion and a third meltdown at japan's nuclear facilities. american troops offshore exposed to radiation, as officials struggle to contain the catastrophe. >>> moment of impact. new images of the tsunami, rushing ashore. breaking through seawalls. rushing past airport security. washing away entire villages. >>> and look at what the waves picked up and left behind. a ferry on a house. a bus on a rooftop. a toilet dangling from power lines. and the man who floated away from his house, clinging for life. rescued ten miles from shore. >> this morning we're live in japan, with diane sawyer, christiane amanpour and david muir. and we ask the question, is this only the beginning of the devastation? >>> and good morning, america. joining us is "world news" anchor, diane sawyer, is who is there in sendai, japan, where the scope of the destruction is staggering. aftershocks still rocking the region. >> dealing with two crises. humanitarian. and an urgent disaster, to avoid a nuclear emergency. there w
CBS
Mar 21, 2011 7:00pm EDT
and the other half willing to be created as monsters against america." >> reporter: with the u.s. and others providing an effective air cover for the rebels, the pro-qaddafi forces have fallen back, but the still outgunned and disorganized rebel forces have not been able to mount a significant offensive of their own. mark phillips, cbs news, tripoli. >> reporter: the allied air strikes have allowed rebel forces to maintain control of benghazi. today the rebels set out to retake another city, but this time they were stopped-- at least temporarily. mandy clark was there. >> reporter: the burned out vehicles littered the road, from the rebel-held capital benghazia hub miles away. ahmad jiahani is desperate to get back to the embattled city. >> my friends are dying there, i know. >> reporter: but this checkpoint is as far as we can go. we're just seven miles from ajdabiya but we're told we continue go further. apparently down the road there are apparently four pro-qaddafi tanks and every time a vehicle goes over the rise they file at it. >> all my life is here, my friends, my family. my business
FOX News
Mar 15, 2011 9:00am EDT
, the only 7 the world has ever seen, a new hour of "america's newsroom," good morning i'm bill hemmer as we sort through everything from japan, trying to figure out what is fact and what is not, good morning to you, allyson. >> i'm alisyn camerota in for martha maccallum, 23 people received decontamination treatment after being exposed to radiation and reports say american troops are helping fight fires at the crippled nuclear plant. japan's national police agency says at least 10,000 people are either dead or missing from the quake and the tsunami. bill: for more on what is happening there and a quake report, only moments ago, david piper is live at the air face north of tokyo. did you feel the quake, david? >> reporter: bill, yes. it was a very strong aftershock and the building i was in was rocking like a ship and we were actually live with fox-l.a. at the time and i was giving them commentary on what was happening and we didn't know if it was another very big quake but, we understand that there has been -- have been problems in this area. the lifts of the building stopped and if we want
FOX News
Mar 18, 2011 9:00am EDT
. this happens day in and day aught all over the world by america's air force. >> we are trying to get supplies there on time to do our part. rick: rick sent tons of boric acid to japan as well. martha: qaddafi's government calling a cease-fire. that move comes one day after the u.s. authorized a no-fly zone with the cooperation of the u.n. rick: efforts continue to cool off those reactors with problems at that plant going back 13 years? we'll dig deeper. >> i would love their thought thoughts ... what can you do with plain mashed potatoes? when you pour chunky beef with country vegetable soup over it, you can do dinner. 4 minutes, around 4 bucks. campbell's chunky. it's amazing what soup can do.™ forty years ago, he wasn't worried about retirement. he'd yet to he of mutual funds, iras, or annuities. back then, he had something more important to do. he wasn't focused on his future but fortunately, somebody else was. at usaa we provide retirement solutions for our military, veterans and their families. from investments... to life insurce... to health care options. learn more with our free usaa
CNN
Mar 19, 2011 6:00am EDT
expected to land in brazil in 20 minutes or so on a three-day latin america tour. stops in chile and el salvador. we'll have more from ed henry who is traveling with the president. it's coming up after the president lands 20 minutes from now. >>> former secretary of state, warren christopher has died. he served as deputy at the state department during the carter administration. he's credited with releasing 52 americans held hostage in iran. dead at the age of 85. >>> after seven years in exile in south africa, he's back. haiti's first democratically elected president returned to the island nation yesterday. u.s. officials not happy to see him back. they were worried about the timing of his arrival which comes before sundays's presidential run off. he has no political aspiration. he only wants to help the nation recover. >>> to wisconsin where temporary retraining order has the new budget repair law on hold. the governor says he's confident at the initiative will prevail in court. a lawsuit followed by a democratic district attorney says republican lawmakers violated the law when they pa
CNN
Mar 12, 2011 5:00am EST
, what will that do to the environment in japan and what does it mean for nuclear plants in america, for example, if a similar thing was to happen here? >> there's the beginnings of a renaissance of nuke clear construction all over asia and in the united states. if there's a major incident that is not good for the nuclear construction business, the plants that are running in this country will probably continue to run without difficulty. i don't know what effect it will have. one of the complications is after an earthquake it's hard to move people. it's harder to move in all the equipment you need. >> professor, matthew, thank you very much for your time. we just have to wait and see what happens in that plant. it is a very worrying time for japan and the world. what if the unthinkable was to happen here in america? is this country prepared for such a disaster? i'll ask the mayor of los angeles next. copd makes it hard to breathe so i wasn't playing much of a role in my own life. but with advair, i'm breathing better. so now, i've got the leading part. advair is clinically proven to
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